Percentage of Adults Ages 65 Years and Older Who Did Not Get
Immunized Against Influenza During the Past 12 Months

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 738 27.9 0.9 26.0 29.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 267 29.5 1.6 26.3 32.6
Female 471 26.7 1.1 24.5 29.0
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 17 30.8 6.7 17.7 43.9
Non-Hispanic 721 27.8 1.0 26.0 29.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 678 27.5 1.0 25.5 29.4
Black Only 27 40.8 6.6 27.9 53.6
Other Race Only 23 28.4 5.6 17.5 39.4
More than One Race 10 36.8 10.0 17.2 56.3
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 92 33.4 3.1 27.3 39.5
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 293 29.6 1.6 26.5 32.7
Some College 202 26.8 1.7 23.3 30.2
College Graduate 150 24.2 1.9 20.5 27.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 97 34.8 3.1 28.8 40.8
$15,000 - $24,999 166 28.8 2.1 24.8 32.9
$25,000 - $34,999 105 22.9 2.1 18.7 27.1
$35,000 - $49,999 89 25.4 2.5 20.4 30.4
$50,000+ 138 29.4 2.2 25.1 33.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 480 25.5 1.1 23.4 27.6
1-19 Hours 47 21.1 2.9 15.4 26.8
20-39 Hours 76 34.3 3.5 27.4 41.1
40 + Hours 96 44.4 3.7 37.2 51.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 162 37.5 2.5 32.5 42.5
Out of Work 1 11.2 11.2 0.0 33.1
Homemaker / Student 39 25.0 3.7 17.7 32.2
Retired 512 25.8 1.1 23.7 27.8
Unable to Work 23 29.1 5.7 18.0 40.2
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 342 26.9 1.3 24.4 29.4
Divorced / Separated 104 35.7 3.0 29.8 41.5
Widowed 268 27.3 1.5 24.3 30.4
Never Married 22 34.2 6.1 22.3 46.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 245 23.7 1.4 20.8 26.5
Living without a Disability 488 30.3 1.2 27.8 32.7
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 46 31.3 4.4 22.7 39.9
Rural 124 31.0 2.5 26.1 35.9
Densely-settled Rural 134 28.9 2.3 24.5 33.3
Semi-urban 147 27.8 2.1 23.6 31.9
Urban 285 25.9 1.4 23.1 28.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 11 33.4 8.8 16.2 50.5
Insured 722 27.7 1.0 25.8 29.6
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 164 24.5 1.8 20.9 28.1
Excellent to Good 573 29.0 1.1 26.8 31.2
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 95 42.1 3.6 35.0 49.1
Non-Smoker 643 26.7 1.0 24.7 28.6

Numerator: Respondents ages 65 years and older who reported they did not have
a flu shot or vaccine sprayed in the nose during the past 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents ages 65 years and older, excluding unknowns and refusals.